What is a substitute for corn starch?

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Ophelia February 13, 2012
I almost always use arrowroot. It's almost always available in bulk at the grocery store (with the spices) and substitutes 1:1 for corn starch. Tapioca powder works too, but is more expensive and I find that it has more of a tendency to clump.
 
Rachel S. February 13, 2012
Tapioca flour and arrowroot could be subbed depending on what you're making; I often use tapioca flour in place of cornstarch when baking a fruit pie.
 
Kosher potato starch. You can also use flour to thicken or instant mashed potato flakes.
 
AntoniaJames February 12, 2012
What are you making? What we suggest might differ, depending on the dish. ;o)
 
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